The woman had obtained a protection order against her husband in the weeks leading up to the assault, the court heard.

A man who hit his wife twice across the head after dragging her upstairs and removing her jeans by force, has walked free from court after being given(...)

Mark Dwyer, of Dolphin House, Rialto, Dublin, pleaded guilty to one count of robbery.

A robber has been sentenced to three years in prison after he broke a woman’s finger when he smashed the window of the car she was driving and grabbed(...)

 Fionnbarr Kennedy leaves  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A manager of a Dublin art supplies shop has avoided a jail term after gardaí were tipped off by a credit card company that he had bought child pornogr(...)

 John, also known as Cornelius, Murphy (66), of Church Road, Killiney, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court whre he was found guilty of stealing over €18,000  from a charity he founded which sent terminally ill children to see Santa.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

A travel agent who set up a charity which sent terminally ill children to Lapland has been given a suspended sentence for stealing over €18,000 from t(...)

Shane O’Brien (29) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to theft from IBRC on dates between November 2011 and July 2013, after he alerted his superiors to the theft. Photograph: Court Collins.

A Westmeath resident who alerted his employers to the fact that he had stolen more than €2,000 from clients who were in mortgage arrears has avoided a(...)

Liam McGran of Earlsfort Terrace, Lucan, Dublin  pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to attempted robbery and possession of an imitation firearm at Harcourt Green, Charlemont Street, Dublin 2 (pictured) on October 7th, 2013. Image: Google Maps.

A father of three has been given a suspended sentence for attempting to rob and threatening to rape an escort at gunpoint because he needed money for (...)